Jair Bolsonaro

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Everything We Know About the School Shooting in Brazil

"Things like this don’t happen in Brazil, but other countries,” said the Brazilian vice president, who added “violent video games” may have influenced the killers.
Marie Declercq
3.13.19
Sex

The Do's and Dont's of Golden Showers

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro asked Twitter what golden showers are. Here, Bolsonaro, is a beginner's guide.
Ben Charlie Smoke
3.7.19
Broadly

Suspects in Marielle Franco's Murder Have Ties to Bolsonaro Family

The two primary suspects in the murder of the Brazilian councilwoman and activist Marielle Franco previously received honors from senator-elect Flávio Bolsonaro, the son of president Jair Bolsonaro.
VICE Brazil
1.23.19
politics

Young Brazilians Share Their Fears About a Bolsonaro Presidency

"I want a country where black people and LGBTQ individuals can walk freely. As a woman, I want to walk around without being afraid I'll get raped."
Gislene Ramos
11.1.18
brazil

Jair Bolsonaro’s Brazil Is a Disaster for the Amazon and Global Climate Change

The “Brazilian Trump” said if elected he would withdraw Brazil from the 2015 Paris Agreement, arguing that global warming is nothing more than “greenhouse fables.”
Ed Atkins
10.29.18
politics

How Brazil's Far Right Is Weaponizing Fake News

Borrowing from the Trump campaign’s successful strategy in the 2016 elections, Jair Bolsonaro is relying on “firehosing” to increase his chances of winning the Brazilian presidency—and it’s working.
Amauri Eugênio Jr.
10.11.18
politics

Everything That’s at Stake in Brazil’s Presidential Election

A side-by-side look at how Bolsonaro and Haddad view women, people of color, and the LGBTQ community based on everything they say—or don’t say—in their administrative proposals.
Amauri Gonzo
10.9.18